Allied Warships

USS Mansfield (DD 728)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 728 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down28 Aug 1943 
Launched29 Jan 1944 
Commissioned14 Apr 1944 
End service4 Feb 1971 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 4 February 1971.
Transferred to Argentina 4 June 1974 and cannibalized for spare parts.

 

Commands listed for USS Mansfield (DD 728)

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CommanderFromTo
1Robert Edgar Braddy, Jr., USN1 Apr 19442 Feb 1945
2Cdr. Lawrence William Smythe, USN2 Feb 194524 Mar 1947

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Notable events involving Mansfield include:


10 Sep 1944
USS Mansfield arrived at San Diego, California.

17 Sep 1944
USS Mansfield departed from San Diego bound for Pearl Harbor.

10 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi with TF 38.

23 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield returns to Ulithi.

30 Dec 1944
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi again with TF 38.

26 Jan 1945
USS Mansfield returns to Ulithi.

10 Feb 1945
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi with TF 58.

4 Mar 1945
USS Mansfield returns to Ulithi.

14 Mar 1945
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi again with TF 58 to participate in the Okinawa operations.

27 Apr 1945
USS Mansfield departed from the Okinawa area bound for Ulithi.

9 May 1945
USS Mansfield departed from Ulithi again the TF 58.

13 Jun 1945
USS Mansfield arrived at Leyte, Philippines.

1 Jul 1945
USS Mansfield departed from Leyte with TF 38.

2 Sep 1945
USS Mansfield enters Tokyo Bay.

Media links


Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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